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Porch Envy

Monday, April 6th, 2015

Are you thinking about bringing your decorating skills outside now that the weather is turning a bit warmer?

spring containers


Maybe this year you can plan on dressing up your front porch entry to be the star of the neighborhood:



The first step I suggest is to start with a great outdoor area rug:



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My Autumn Decorated Porch

Friday, September 12th, 2014



Looking at all of the beautiful inspirational Fall photos here, here and here, I felt motivated to decorate my own porch:



I used the same wreath from last year I made here. In one

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Weekend Ombre Project

Monday, May 5th, 2014


A project I have always wanted to try is to paint one of my sets of stairs with something different and unique:


I had no trouble convincing my husband of my idea, even though is not always crazy about all of my painting ventures. :)

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Custom Starburst Mirror

Saturday, April 19th, 2014


I am so happy how my new starburst mirror came out. I think it is so pretty! That I made it myself is an extra bonus why I love it even more:



An inexpensive and easy project- my favorite! I had made this same mirror a couple years ago here:

star mirror

I like the unfinished look of the wood

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Simple Spring Mesh Wreath

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

I was at Michaels the other day and I saw these pretty Easter wreaths made out of mesh fabric:

mesh wreath


They were very pretty but cost $50.00 each!

Remember this burlap wreath I made last Fall?:


It was so easy and I got a lot of compliments on it. Since I had made the burlap wreath, I thought the

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Simple Autumn Burlap Wreath

Friday, September 13th, 2013

burlap wreath 5

Although I am not much of a crafter, I still enjoy making things for fun. I found myself, in 90 degree weather this week, wanting to make something easy but pretty for my front door. I saw a few examples I liked on Pinterest ,so I thought I would give it a try:

I used:   1 Wire Wreath. I used

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